The Colico Residence

lake como, italian lakes
2 bedroom - 2 bath
(2 reviews)
Travel dates:
€140 - €160 per night (EUR)
excludes K&C fee and cleaning charges
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Perks for the Parents

This apartment in a stylishly renovated rural house is close to Colico on Lake Como and is just 10 minutes’ walk from some of the lake’s most beautiful and secluded beaches. Access to the house is along the romantic beach of the Laghetto di Piona; the location is great for excursions and walks, with plenty of the area’s most iconic lakeside towns easy to reach by boat or car from Colico. The house is modern and minimal throughout with 2 bedrooms plus a garden surrounded by a nature reserve.

Why Kids Love it

The house is great for children of all ages, and has a dedicated children’s bedroom with bunk beds. Toys for children under 10 are provided. In the nearby village of Colico there are sailing and windsurfing schools for children in summer, and also a playground. Local restaurants are family friendly. Fun day trips nearby include boat trips around the lake and to lakeside towns and villages. A travel crib for children under 3 and a high chair are available.

Things to Know

Minimum stay: 2 days. A car is essential for reaching the property. Note that part of the road leading to the property is unpaved and is not suitable for sport cars with a particularly low ground clearance. The house is ideal for those who love nature - it is accessible by bike and train. Please ask the host for details. Parking is free. By arrangement, the hosts can meet you, welcome you to the property and offer local tips. The house has stairs but no stairgates. Younger children may need supervision in the garden. WiFi throughout. Pets welcome on request.

About the Location

The apartment is in a quiet location near the Baia of Piona, 10 minutes’ drive from Colico on Lake Como. There is a train station 4km away in Colico. The nearest restaurants are 1km from the house. Bellagio, Varenna, Gravedona and Menaggio can be reached in a short time by car or by boat from Colico. There are walks and excursions to take directly from the apartment, and several of the lake’s most beautiful pebble beaches are only a 10-minute walk away. The nearest airport is in Lugano, 1.5 hours away.

Accommodation Details

This 2-bedroom apartment has 1 double bedroom with queensize bed, 1 children’s bedroom with a bunk bed, a comfortable open plan kitchen and 2 bathrooms, one with shower, the other with a toilet and wash basin. Outside there is a terrace with seating and an unfenced grassy garden surrounded by a nature reserve.

Style Notes

Modern lakeside. This recently renovated rural house in a protected area has been converted into 2 modern apartments with a garden surrounded by a nature reserve. The colors are simple and muted with clean lines and contemporary design. It is designed to allow plenty of natural light in. The color palette uses white, gray and red throughout.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Baby Bath
  • Baby Monitor
  • Babysitter / Nanny
  • Backyard / Garden
  • Balcony
  • Bathtub
  • Bed Rails
  • Bicycles
  • Cabinet Locks
  • Changing Table
  • Chef / Catering
  • Children's Dinnerware
  • Corner Guards
  • DVD Library
  • DVD Player
  • Dishwasher
  • Elevator
  • Fireplace Guards
  • Game Console
  • High Chair
  • Housekeeper
  • Outlet Plugs
  • Parking
  • Pet-friendly
  • Pool
  • Pool Gate
  • Stair Gates
  • Television
  • Toys / Children's Books
  • Washer / Dryer
  • Wifi
  • Window Guards
Bedding
SLEEPS 4
1 queen
1 bunk bed
Crib
sleeps 2
2 travel crib
Medium
Marina P.
Member since January 14, 2016
I am Marina, I love the nature, traveling with my family to find natural and wild places, meeting new people and discovering different cultures. I searched and discovered this house close to the lake in a protected area surrounded by the nature and I'm happy to share with people who come here the beauty of this wild place.

2 reviews

Sarah F.
Visited in August 2017
Stylish and immaculately presented house in the hills. The location is beautiful, the house is surrounded by greenery and the lake is just a short walk away. The house was well-equipped with everything we needed whilst kept simple. Highly recommended.
Trine J.
Visited in April 2017
Beautifully renovated house in extremely beautiful surroundings! Our host Marina made us feel very welcome and was very helpful when needed.

Lake Como, Italian Lakes

Speed boats, pizzerias and lakeside views

Lake Como has hit the headlines as a celebrity spot, full of film stars, rock stars and blockbuster villas. Beside the glitz and glamour, you’ll find plenty of family fun from speed boats to hire to lakeside pizzerias for lazy lunches and the Como/Brunate funicular for vertiginous views of the deep blue lake.